Wind and power - outage and clean up in Parkwood

Friday, November 25, 2016

Dept of Ecology staff view the downed tree

Photos by Steven H. Robinson

29 households in Parkwood were still without power at noon Friday from a tree fall in the wind Thanksgiving night. A new, single outage was reported Friday morning in Meridian Park from a different tree.

In Parkwood, one big tree dropped over N 155th, damaging numerous poles and wires.

Crews started the clean up at 8:30am Friday and it might take until mid day Saturday. There was a lot of damage.

N 155th was closed from 1st Ave NE to Meridian Ave N.

Vehicles were rerouted off N 155th onto 1st Ave NE. The Anglican Church is to the right.

That's a utility pole tangled in the wires on N 155th

A utility pole and street light are tangled in the wires and the battered transformer is on the ground on N 155th.

City Light crews are installing a grounding wire in preparation for repair work.

Power company vehicles. Note the electrical wire on the ground in front.


Katie Schielke November 25, 2016 at 10:29 PM  

Thank you for sharing the pictures! Wow!

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